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Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2023 03:13:02 +0000
From: Subbaraya Sundeep Bhatta <>
To: Jakub Kicinski <>
CC: "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
 Kovvuri Goutham <>,
        Geethasowjanya Akula
        Hariprasad Kelam <>
Subject: RE: [EXT] Re: [PATCH net] octeontx2-af: Check return value of
 nix_get_nixlf before using nixlf

Hi Jakub,

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jakub Kicinski <>
>Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 8:32 AM
>To: Subbaraya Sundeep Bhatta <>
>;;; Sunil
>Kovvuri Goutham <>; Geethasowjanya Akula
><>; Hariprasad Kelam <>
>Subject: [EXT] Re: [PATCH net] octeontx2-af: Check return value of
>nix_get_nixlf before using nixlf
>On Sat, 25 Nov 2023 22:04:58 +0530 Subbaraya Sundeep wrote:
>> If a NIXLF is not attached to a PF/VF device then nix_get_nixlf
>> function fails and returns proper error code. But
>> npc_get_default_entry_action does not check it and uses garbage value
>> in subsequent calls. Fix this by cheking the return value of
>> nix_get_nixlf.
>> Fixes: 967db3529eca ("octeontx2-af: add support for multicast/promisc
>> packet replication feature")
>You need to run the patch thru scripts/get_maintainer, here you missed CCing
>Naveen, who authored 967db3529eca.
>Also and LMK if these people are
>no longer at marvell, I can add their addresses to our ignore list.
>Same goes for the pauseparam patch, you'll need to repost the two.

Sure will do it.

>pw-bot: cr

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